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Base Fee

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An interest in real property that has the potential to last forever, provided a specific contingency does not occur.

For example, a grantee might be given an estate in blackacre, "provided the land is not used for illegal purposes."

This type of fee is also known as a conditional, determinable, or qualified fee.

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